| Oct 1, 2010
Thirteen-year-old Jeremy Thicklin is on a mission to teach his friends how to prevent African-American babies from dying.
The slender eighth-grader at Roosevelt Middle School was one of 212 volunteers who graduated Saturday from Community Voice, a five-...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 11:11 AM
It's difficult to build an NBA arena that stands out from the pack.
In sharp contrast to the sport of baseball — which enables architects to create quirky outfield dimensions and venues that sometimes employ retractable roofs — basketball...
| Mar 31, 2011
| 11:57 AM
FX's "Justified" seems to be on a roll in its second season. The storytelling has gotten even richer than in its freshman season. The acting, from stars Timothy Olyphant and Walton Goggins and the season-long guest star Margo Martindale (OK, and the...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 5:37 AM
Anthony Mackie — who appeared in last weekend’s No. 1 film at the box office, “Real Steel,” and the Oscar-winning “Million Dollar Baby” and “The Hurt Locker” — recently had an entire restaurant buzzing...
| Oct 14, 2011
| 1:20 PM
Every so often a book comes along that changes the world in some way. Maybe it heralds the start of a social movement, or enlightens the world about events long hidden. Only in hindsight can we see what a difference such a book made. Here is one such...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 10:15 AM
| Jan 14, 2011
| 10:14 AM
"Giant Steps to Change the World"
By Spike Lee & Tonya Lewis Lee, illustrated by Sean Qualls
Simon & Schuster, $16.99, ages 6-9
"On some days your dreams may seem too far away to realize." What about those who dreamed before you? "They made giant...
| Jan 19, 2011
| 4:01 AM
Director Spike Lee will be speaking Wednesday night at the UW and it's open to the public.
The filmmaker will be appearing at Meany Hall on the UW campus from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.
If you're interested in attending, tickets are $15 for UW students and $25...
| May 11, 2011
| 6:23 AM
A young group of Latino filmmakers and actors is making a name for itself, in Brooklyn.
"East Willy B" is a web series about a Puerto Rican sports bar owner trying to keep the spot's Latino flair, despite his ex's desires to turn it into a young...
| Jan 27, 2011
| 10:01 AM
Lisa Kudrow may be an Emmy-winning funny lady, but she's serious about helping stars trace their ancestry.
The actress who became iconic as lovably ditsy Phoebe Buffay on the long-running sitcom "Friends" decided to bring a British show to the U.S. as...
| Feb 4, 2011
| 8:34 AM
Film director and producer Spike Lee is scheduled to speak at Indiana University on February 26th at 7 p.m. at the IU Auditorium.
Before stopping at the Bloomington campus for ArtsWeek, he plans to speak to middle and high school students at the Ivy Tech...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 6:27 PM
With the 17th pick of the 2011 NBA draft Thursday night, the New York Knicks selected Iman Shumpert.
Shumpert is a junior guard from Georgia Tech. He is a 6'5.5", 222 lbs. defensive specialist, something the Knicks definitely need.
Iman was not in...